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Systematic (IUPAC) name
Clinical data
Legal status
  • Prescription only
Routes Oral
CAS number 15687-18-0
ATC code None
PubChem CID 85896
ChemSpider 77482
UNII BLO7300903 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C12H17ClO2 
Molecular mass 228.72 g/mol

Fenpentadiol (Tredum, Trefenum) is a drug formerly used as an antidepressant in Europe.[1][2] It also has stimulant, sedative, and anxiolytic effects, with the latter two occurring only at higher doses.[3][4]


  1. ^ David J. Triggle (1996). Dictionary of Pharmacological Agents. Boca Raton: Chapman & Hall/CRC. ISBN 0-412-46630-9. 
  2. ^ O'Neil, Maryadele J. (2001). The Merck index: an encyclopedia of chemicals, drugs, and biologicals. Rahway, NJ: Merck Research Laboratories. ISBN 0-911910-13-1. 
  3. ^ Ginet J, Levy JC, Rolland D (January 1971). "[Psychotropic activity under the influence of fenpentadiol]". Arzneimittel-Forschung (in German) 21 (1): 1–8. PMID 4396676. 
  4. ^ Heinzelman, Richard Voorhees (1972). Cornelius K. Cain, ed. Academic Press. p. 316. ISBN 0-12-040507-5 http://books.google.com/books?id=52joNWUvZakC&lpg=PA11&as_brr=3&pg=PA11#v=onepage.  Missing or empty |title= (help)